Regional Motion Eng A

Yaskawa America
March 09, 2024
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Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond.

This role is responsible for providing Pre- and Post-Sales technical support to Yaskawa Sales Channels and users of Servo and Motion Control products and technology. Providing product, application and process knowledge on automation products, systems, projects and solutions are key focuses in our Motion Division.

If you are a hardworking Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineer, this may be the perfect opportunity for you. Located in and supporting the West Coast U.S. area (e.g. Greater Los Angeles; Greater San Jose; Greater Portland; Greater Seattle, convenient to an airport).

The Regional Motion Engineer have:


  • To provide sustained regional pre- and post-sales technical support to Yaskawa sales channels and users of Servo and Motion Control products and technology, for a wide variety of industry applications within North and South America.
  • To provide product, application, and process knowledge on automation products, systems, projects, and solutions that meet YEA industry standards.
  • Represent YEA in a professional and competent manner, which instills confidence in the customer, and develop relationships with customers in order to enhance the utilization of YEA products and services offerings.
  • Act as liaison to effectively communicate Yaskawa positioning statements and quality image to customers of Yaskawa products.
  • Interface closely with sales, product marketing, engineering peers, management, and other staff to solve customer problems.
  • Provide technical expertise to assist customers in the use of YEA products and services to improve their application and industry process capabilities.
  • Provide timely assist to Application Engineering group, Product Marketing, Product Engineering, and Sales on product release, product promotion, and collateral requirements.
  • Will consistently improve and refine technical and product knowledge skills to achieve success.
  • Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent related work experience
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of field experience involving Yaskawa or competitor product lines, applications and projects.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable in discrete automation solutions specifically in the Servo Motion Control area.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft OS, Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), MS Project, CAD programming environments, etc.
  • Software Expertise: PLC Programming, Structure text (such as C, Basic, VB)
  • Experience with Industrial Networks: Devicenet, Profibus, RS232/485 serial communications, and Ethernet with Modbus or EthernetIP protocols (network analyzer tool experience is desirable).
  • Strong working knowledge of electrical field test equipment (scope, multi-meter, power analyzer).
  • Experience Tuning Servo Loop Gains (Position and Speed).
  • Experience with Electrical Noise analysis, grounding and shielding techniques.
  • Field service experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, including technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in an entrepreneurial, fast moving and fast growing team of motion control experts representing the world's largest and most successful motion solution provider.

    Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, generous educational assistance programs and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Education Preferred

    Bachelors or better in Electrical Engineering or related field.

    Experience Licenses & Certifications

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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